With a population of 17,396 , Bolivar, Missouri is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't provide you with too many options. We gave the nursing homes here an excellent city grade of B+. Even with just a few facilities, this is still an impressive city grade. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Springfield, which which also appears to be a decent option. However, we found the facilities in Bolivar to be rated a bit higher than the ones in Springfield. Bolivar is also one of the top ten rated cities in all of Missouri.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Bolivar performed remarkably well in our long-term care category as well. As a result, the city received an A- in this area. Finally, Bolivar earned a B in our short-term care category and a grade of C for nursing.